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Understanding Mathematics through Grappling and Discourse

Created By

EL Education

Topic

  • Classroom Instruction

Type

Videos

Grade Level

Discipline

In Mona Iehl's third grade class at Polaris Charter Academy in Chicago, Illinois, students are developing a conceptual understanding of the commutative property of multiplication. Rather than providing direct instruction, Mona is using a process of grappling and student-centered discourse, which promotes deeper mathematical understanding, and builds powerful habits of learning.

Created By

EL Education

Topic

  • Classroom Instruction

Type

Videos

Grade Level

Discipline

In Mona Iehl's third grade class at Polaris Charter Academy in Chicago, Illinois, students are developing a conceptual understanding of the commutative property of multiplication. Rather than providing direct instruction, Mona is using a process of grappling and student-centered discourse, which promotes deeper mathematical understanding, and builds powerful habits of learning.